The Eleventh Annual Southern California Linux Expo
February 22-24, 2013
Hilton Los Angeles International Airport

SCALE 11X: Matthew Garrett to give keynote

Release date: 
Saturday, September 29, 2012

The Southern California Linux Expo has chosen Matthew Garrett as the
first of two keynote speakers for SCALE 11X in February.

Garrett is a Linux kernel developer specializing in low-level
interactions between the kernel and firmware. He has represented Red
Hat on the UEFI and ACPI specification bodies.

Garrett's keynote is entitled “The Secure Boot Journey” and
details his work over the past year – technical, political and
diplomatic – in getting Linux to run on UEFI Secure Boot systems. He
will outline the scenario where Linux users could not only be assured
that they can run Linux out of the box in UEFI-based systems, but also
how Secure Boot can be used to enhance security.

The second keynote speaker will be chosen and announced soon.

Registration and Call for Papers for SCALE 11X are now open. To
register for SCALE 11X, visit
and to submit a talk proposal for SCALE 11X, visit

The deadline to submit a talk proposal is Dec. 10.

SCALE 11X will be held Feb. 22-24, 2013, at the Hilton Los Angeles
Airport hotel. For more information, visit